the diaper bag that dares to ask, "what kids?" ....

17 February 2014

{updated 2/24 - giveaway now closed}

Congrats to Kaitlin Marks!! Thanks so much for playing and entering!! And if you're feeling extra generous with your clicks .... there's a vote waiting to be cast and a super grateful Grace on the other end!! We're still in a distant second but Simon says not to give up so I'm taking his motivational speech and running with it ....


bag c/o Lily Jade
tunic - H&M
sweater - Target
boots - Hunter via eBay

Simon says I favor Theo on all social media platforms and Simon is usually right so no Theo today ... just this once. It's killing me though ... please know that, Baby Boy.

Lily Jade sent another one of their amazing designer diaper bags and once again, I'm really regretting ever stating that diaper bags weren't a necessity. Well, necessity is a little much (although the washable changing pad HAS been life changing because my life sees a lot of public restrooms thanks to one small bladder by the name of Julia Grace) but I can't tell you how nice it is to have a roomy bag with a pocket (16 - there are SIXTEEN pockets) for every single one of my trinkets that I tote around on the daily.

I like to think I confuse people when I leave the house sans offspring but still with my bag on my person (because the liner with the trillion pockets is removable and so awesome for not having to empty your purse of the diapers and the wipes and the other emergency diapers and the spare pair of unders for the toddler and the other spare pair of emergency unders for the toddler and the hidden snacks saved for the most dire of circumstances) because you can't tell me it even remotely screams, "diaper bag" and you never know ... to an untrained eye I just might be some sort of super chic business professional ... (an exec even) in a tunic with unkempt hair. You just never know.

Simon isn't one to say much about style or fashion or anyofthat. He actually trotted off to work in a pair of khakis that had shrunk to literal (yes it had to be bolded and yes I mean literally in the most literal form) capri length the other day and OH how I wish I had saved the text conversation that went down when he realized that the bottoms of his pants were above his ankles because I rarely laugh out loud but tears were streaming down my face. I hate these "you had to be there stories" too .. sorry. My point is that Simon couldn't care less about style aesthetics but on more than one occasion he's stated how much he likes my brown Caroline bag and now this red Madeline bag.

So ... do you want to be my diaper bag twin? Of course you do.


Well, that's convenient because Lily Jade is generously giving away a red Madeline Bag to one of you lucky ladies (or to a lucky gentleman ... we don't discriminate around here).

You know how the Rafflecopter works ... I hope. And if you cheat ... I'll be watching, God will know, and the earth will stop spinning immediately. Just don't.

:)

¡Buena Suerte!

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681 comments:

  1. I'm loving the Caroline in Brandy! They are all so cute!

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  2. I love the Caroline bag in brandy! Getting a new everything bag has been on my list forever, but I keep not getting to it. This would be great!

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  3. I DO in fact want to be your diaper bag twin! Loving the Madeline in red.

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  5. Madeline is red. Pretty and hardy…just like I like 'em.

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  6. This is perfect timing because I am in the market for a new diaper bag, preferably one with lots o' pockets!

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  7. It's soooo beautiful! The madeline in red is an awesome pop of color!

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  8. The Madeline in brandy.... swoon.

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    1. Meaning, of course, the exact one you're carrying in the picture. Who doesn't want a red diaper bag?

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  10. Would love to have for my many outings to the library, pharmacy and grocery store! Ok. Maybe not for me but I'll be a grandmother SOME day!

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  11. Madeline in black… or red… shoot!

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  12. love the madeline in red. the best part is the backpack option. dying for something like that!

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  13. Forgot to say... I like the Madeline in Red!

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  14. Love love love a stealth diaper bag! Those look almost too nice to put a poopy diaper in, but rest assured I will if I have to. :)

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  15. I don't know if it gets much prettier than the Madeleine in red. I'd hesitate to use this for babies- I want it all to myself!

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  16. Madeline in Brandy. Holy diaper bag!

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  17. Red red red! And I love that the Madeline can be worn as a backpack… and the pockets :)

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  18. I live the Madeleine in brandy. It is beautiful!

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  19. I shared on twitter. https://twitter.com/kategiovinco

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  20. I won't lie- the Madeline bag in red is my dream. All my appendages crossed...

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  21. Also - shared on Twitter https://twitter.com/marenaddy/status/435534740439851008

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  22. I wish I could be present for these photo shoots. I feel like they are filled with so many gems!

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  23. I also love the Madeline in red!

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  24. This bag is amazing. Love the bright color!

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  25. I like the Madeline bag in black. Would love to win!

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  26. Love the madeline in red! My 4 month old really want it!

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  27. I would love the black Madeline bag because I like the cross body strap option. I would absolutely use this as a gorgeous purse!

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  28. I need that bag. Too many toddlers and newborns for my current satchel situation.

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  29. I like the Caroline in brandy or the Madeline in brandy or red.

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  30. Oh! And I shared on the Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/olivia.osborne.18

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  31. I love the Caroline bag in red!

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  32. I love the I love the Madeline bag in black! Perfect to tote around stuff for my little girl, Madeleine (and any other little ones that I am blessed with).

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  33. I have the Madeleine in brandy but really want the Caroline in red now :-)

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  34. Madeline in black. get on my arm.

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  35. Madeline in Brandy. Gots to have those backpack straps.

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  36. I love love the Caroline bag in Brandy!

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  37. I am loving the Madeline bag in red. LOVE-ing.

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  39. I love the Caroline bag in brandy. The brown is so nice!

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  40. Such a beautiful bag, and love that you can wear it as a backpack! Would love to have one!

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  41. I am loving the Madeline bag in red. LOVE-ing.

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  42. I'm over my Vera Bradley bag, so I would love to win this!

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  43. Oh, I really want this bag. I love the Madeline in Brandy.

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  44. https://twitter.com/jenniferabrink/status/435537610534944768

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  45. The other day zipper on the backpack I was using as a diaper bag broke, and I threw a few things into a purse, which was great until I realized that would only work if I didn't want to bring snacks or water or extra anything. Which is all to say I've been looking for this exact thing!

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  46. Didn't read directions first, oops! Love either bag in brandy :)

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  47. The Caroline bag in Red - GUH-orgeous!

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  48. My Fischer Price diaper bag is pretty functional...but so hideous. Would love a cute option especially since I am changing so many diapers these days and need somewhere to stuff size 2 & size 6!

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  49. love the madeline bag in brandy!

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  50. The Caroline in brandy- gorgeous.

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  51. All of them...I am a lover of bags. My husband constantly asks "how many bags does one person need" and my response is always "I will let you know when I reach that number!"

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  52. (Although I love the Madeline even more in Brandy)

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  53. caroline in brandy...madeline in red! Love!

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  54. It's very appropriate that my daughter is watching Madeline right now because I love the Madeline in brandy. The backpack option is so great!

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  55. Love this bag! And your adorable children. :)

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  56. Love it! So need to replace my ten year old diaper bag backpack!

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  57. My favorite bag is the caroline in brandy.

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  58. Love a red bag! Or a brandy one...

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  59. Love the Madeline in brandy and red!

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  60. The red is definitely my favorite but the brown isn't bad! I can't figure out how to get this hooked to the right Gmail account but I swear I'm not lying that I left a comment!

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  61. Tweeted about the giveaway https://twitter.com/annie_moore/status/435540964350783488

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  62. I would take the Madison bag simply because it has the option to be worn as a backpack and I'd pick black. I'd prefer red, but for my husband to use it too, it would have to be black. Oh, and I would definitely want the baby bag insert - in fact, I'd buy that separate to use within other bags I own now if I could!

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  63. ..errr...meant Madeline, not Madison....screaming, teething 1-year-old is trying to climb my leg :)

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  64. Definitely the Madeline in Brandy! But I wouldn't say no to one in red :)

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  65. The madeline bag converts to a hands-free backpack?!?! Love. I will take one in black; please and gracias.

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  67. Holy moly -- the Madeline in black and brandy and red... uhhh yep, the Madeline is basically a perfect bag!

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  68. My sister-in-law would love this bag =)

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  69. I'm not entering the competition but can I just applaud your correct use of 'couldn't care less'?! So many Americans use 'I could care less' which is totally wrong because well…could care less means that you don't care that much at all, which is the exact opposite of the sentiment. Agh annoying English rant over!

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  70. How are you supposed to pick? I love the Madeline in both red and brandy -- they are currently both on my "wish but can't afford right now" baby list! :)

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  72. Definitely the Madeline in Red...and with Baby #6 on the way, momma could REALLY use this treat!
    Sharonclarkb@aol.com

    www.mytreasuredgems.blogspot.com

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  73. I love the Caroline in Brandy!

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  74. I would love the Madeline in red!

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  75. Love the Madeline bag! I like that it can be worn on your back also. That's perfect for when i refuse to make more than one trip with all the grocery bags, baby, and dog :)

    Elise Layton

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  76. I love the Madeline bag in Red! And I love your blog! I just started reading and wish I had found it sooner!

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  77. Tweeted for both of you sweet gals over on my Twitter feed. Thank you for the opportunity!
    https://twitter.com/MommaShaunie

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  78. I've been searching like crazy for a non-diaper bag diaper bag. The red Madeline is perfect!

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  79. I would love to win the Madeline in red!!! :D

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  80. Love the Caroline in Brandy. My first is 4 months and I can't believe how much stuff I carry around!

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  81. Oh my gosh, that's a beautiful bag! I'd love to be your Red Madeline diaper bag twin!

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  82. Madeline in brown - love that it can be a backpack.

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  83. LOVE! Now I just need another baby...although with two still in diapers, I guess that is probably enough :)

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  84. I don't have any idea how to share a facebook link. Hope this works! https://www.facebook.com/sarah.k.obrien.3?hc_location=timeline

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  85. Couldn't find my previous comment, but that Madeline bag in red is to die for! Here is the link where I shared your post!
    https://www.facebook.com/emily.liddle.7/posts/10152248689136788

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  86. I'd love to get the Caroline in red for my sister... she's getting ready to have her first baby!

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  87. Would have to go with the Madeline in Brandy.

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  88. Tweeted!

    https://twitter.com/MeganCKessler/status/435546916567265280

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  89. I love that red Madeline! Drooling.

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  90. Love the Caroline in red - and definitely love the baby pockets insert - a must for any mama!

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  91. Now I am sure I am biased... but Madeline for the win?! And since Red is my color too... we'd have to be twinsies. And when you come to QC you'll be all like "who's that person with my diaper bag?" And it'll be me. Because I think I have to win this one! More than all the others.

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  92. How ironic this is your post today. I just cleaned out our diaper bag this afternoon and noticed how gross it has become. We are in dire need of a new one! I'll have to check out the Lily Jade bags!

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  93. Shared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TwoOsPlusMore/status/435547889054412800

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  94. getting that bag seems like a lifesaver with #2 on the way.

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  95. I would love to have the Madeline in Brandy!

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  96. Ooooh Caroline in brandy! So gorgeous! And ugh pockets... I've been searching for a bag with at least a couple pockets! Why are they so rare??

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  97. I would love to have a cute diaper bag!

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  98. I want! We don't even have a diaper bag. The madeline in red is just beautiful.

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  100. Yes lets be twinsies! I also like the brandy color.

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  101. Madeline in red for sure! I would love a chance to fill all of those pockets! Gorgeous bag!

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  102. Just shared on twitter: https://twitter.com/DeirdreFolley/status/435550298132602881

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  103. I might just use a diaper bag if I win this!!! Love it.

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  104. Also, I'll take mine in blue!!

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  105. Love that Madeline in Brandy. You sold me with removable liner, because sometimes those Cheerio crumbs need to stay at home.

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  107. Gorgeous!! The removable liner would be incredible!!! Loving the Caroline in Brandy :)

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  108. I love it! I hate digging through my mess of a diaper bag, the pockets look awesome!

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  109. My sister in law is adopting in the next few weeks (if God wills it!) and this is just perfect for her!!! :)

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  110. gotta go red, my wardrobe needs more color.

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  111. Posted on Facebook here... https://m.facebook.com/home.php

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  112. I love the madeline in red, but mostly I love the take-out-able baby stuff insert!

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  113. Love the Madeline in Brandy (the red is cute too!). Also love the removable pockets!

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  114. I love the caroline in brandy. I'm a bag lady at heart, so the more diaper bags, the better!

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  115. Love, love, love the Madeline in Brandy!! I was just telling my husband I wanted (needed) a new diaper bag...that must mean it is meant to be :)

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  116. I really like the Madeline in Brandy, but I would love the red too! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  117. I must say the bag is pretty snazzy.

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    1. Madeline I brandy would be my fav. Okay maybe the red

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  118. https://www.facebook.com/kellie.barney

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  119. I have Diaper Dude. It . . . looks like it's for a dude. It doesn't look like a diaper bag, but it is NOT pretty. Boo.

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  120. I love the Madeline bag in Brandy!

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  121. the madeline....please please please

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  122. Love it and with #5 on his way I need a new snazzy diaper bag.

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  123. madeline in brandy! baby numero 2 just arrived and i cant shove it all in my purse anymore...

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  124. Love love love the red madeline bag you have!

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  125. There is no such thing as too many awesome diaper bags. If not for me, then for a friend!

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  126. The Madeline in red!!! Love the backpack, mama's need their hands!!

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  127. Grace! I just found your blog a few days ago, and I love it! Seriously, I spent about an hour the other day reading posts! You are so funny. I just have the one baby (so far!) but I am already tired of the diaper bag + purse to lug around. I was just contemplating how to combine them into one bag. Yours is perfect! Plus, I love the pop of color!

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  128. yes! i think my due date is nearly the same as yours and i've been dragging my feet on the diaper bag situation. love this one!

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  129. The caroline bag in black is beautiful!

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  130. The Madeline bag in any color. God, I love them all!

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  131. That bag is everything I need in life right now. The removable liner is an amazing idea.

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    1. Hahah I forgot to say what color. They're all amazing but I love the black one.

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  132. madeline in black. love that it is also a backpack.

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  133. I love Madeline in Brandy! :) Thank you for the giveaway.

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  134. The Caroline bag is brandy looks so awesome! And that inner baby bag is genius.

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  135. Oh my goodness, the removable pockets are the best idea! What a great bag.

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  136. Oooo, I kinda like all of the red ones!

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  137. Love this diaper bag. The red is my favorite! You look fabulous- would love to see a tutorial on how you get your beachy waves....

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  138. My fav is the Caroline in brandy!

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  139. Yay for bags that don't LOOK like diaper bags, LOL!

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  140. I will gladly take ANY of them, but if I get to choose, I love Caroline in red or black. GORGE.

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  141. Love love love the red Madeline bag! Hands free for when I have all 3 of my littles!

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  142. https://twitter.com/workingmommemos/status/435564614911143937 I LOVE YOU

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